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  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just reported that the last load of sand has been pumped onto the Fenwick Island, Delaware. According to the Corps, the dredge Dodge Island, owned by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, completed dredging and beachfill operations on August 9, 2018. The work included repairing the dune […]

  • 27 October 2020

    Dredging and beachfill operations began yesterday in South Bethany Beach, Delaware. Work is part of a periodic nourishment to maintain the dune and beach system that helps protect the community, said USACE. The project is the result of a partnership between USACE and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Work, conducted by […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bethany Beach Cultural & Historical Affairs Committee will host a special presentation by Marine Science Camp on Tuesday, May 7, discussing the importance and protection of sand dunes. The program comes on the heels of the town’s beach and dune replenishment less than a year ago, according to an official announcement. The event will […]

  • 21 September 2020

    The USACE Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Weeks Marine, Inc. for $11.1 million to conduct the periodic nourishment of the Bethany & South Bethany Coastal Storm Risk Management project in Delaware. Work is the result of a partnership between USACE and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Work will involve […]

  • 29 July 2010

    Delaware’s Congressional delegation announced today that it had secured $8.2 million in federal funding to repair the Bethany Beach and … (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, July 29, 2010;

  • 16 December 2011

    The beach replenishment project in Dewey and Bethany beaches is expected to be completed by mid-January, with work beginning in Rehoboth …   By Alyson Cunningham (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, December 16, 2011;

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Fenwick Island beach replenishment project, scheduled to start in early July, has been postponed and is now set to begin on July 19, the Town of Fenwick Island said in their latest release.  Last year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a $19.2 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Repair work began last week on the dune and berm at Bethany Beach, Delaware, to help get the community ready for Hurricane season, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in their latest announcement. USACE’s contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is set to place more than 650,000 cubic yards of sand onto the […]

  • 8 November 2011

    Despite equipment failure and recent bad weather, the beach replenishment project is proceeding in South Bethany, officials said… By Alyson Cunningham (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, November 8, 2011

  • 10 September 2010

    Over the past 10 months, state crews skimmed sand off the beach at Bethany and South Bethany to push it back to repair extensive dune and… By Molly Murray (delawareonline) [mappress] Source: delawareonline, September 11, 2010;

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S Senator Tom Carper yesterday joined representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and DNREC’s Tony Pratt to announce that a long-awaited beach replenishment project in Delaware’s Bethany Beach, South Bethany and Fenwick Island will begin this fall. In January 2016, winter storm Jonas resulted in terrible damage to the protective dunes in Delaware, but most […]

  • 12 January 2012

    As of January 6, about 450,000 cubic yards of sand have been pumped on the Bethany beach. “The completion of this replenishment project is scheduled for January 20,” said Maria Sadler, environmental scientist with Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Depending on the weather and equipment repair needs, the contractor completes approximately 1 […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, Senator Chris Coons, and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funding for the completion of three priority projects in Delaware. The Congressional Delegation highlighted USACE fiscal year 2017 work plan, which includes a total of $40 million for crucial Delaware public work projects, including full funding […]

  • 6 May 2011

    Beach replenishment has been postponed in South Bethany so work won’t conflict with the tourist season, but the schedule in Fenwick remains … By Nick Roth (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, May 6, 2011;

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is interested in awarding one Firm Fixed Price Contract in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation part 14 for approximately 310,000 CY of sand to be pumped from an offshore borrow area for the Bethany Beach replenishment project. The source of sand is the Fenwick Island Borrow Source located […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A $19.3 million beach restoration effort is making its way up the Delaware coastline. After Hurricane Sandy, Congress approved money for the Army Corps of Engineers to implement the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Projects in New Jersey and Delaware. The project for coastal Delaware has been awarded to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company. The […]

  • 22 December 2010

    Mobilization has begun for a beach restoration project along portions of the Delaware coast that were severely damaged by storms last fall… BY NICK ROTH (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, December 22, 2010;

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. (GLDD), from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $19.3 million contract for flood control and coastal emergency repair to the Delaware coast. Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in their latest announcement. Work will be performed in Bethany Beach, Delaware, […]

  • 17 December 2010

    Repair work to Delaware’s coastline is set to get under way within weeks. Beach replenishment is scheduled to start at the beginning of … By Michael Lopardi (wboc) [mappress] Source: wboc, December 17, 2010;

  • 18 February 2011

    A beach restoration project that began in the beginning of January is moving along steadily, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers… BY LAURA DIGNAN (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, February 18, 2011;

  • 26 September 2011

    After multiple delays, the beach replenishment project will begin in the first week of October, officials said, and will be completed by May…   By Ethan Rothstein (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, September 26, 2011;

  • 22 February 2011

    Until November 2009, Bethany Beach looked pretty much like it does today — a wide expanse that drops off at the ocean. Then, two storms hit within days and waves and erosion cut away at a protective sand dune, leaving a 15-foot drop-off to the narrow beach that remains. Over the last several weeks, thousands […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control of the state of Delaware’s (DNREC) Shoreline & Waterway Management Section will be holding three informational public open house workshops to share information about dredging and other waterway management operations in Delaware. The workshops are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 5-7:30 p.m., South Coastal Library, 43 […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Delaware Senator Tom Carper yesterday hosted the new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division Commander, Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn, and the new Philadelphia District Commander, Lt. Col. David C. Park, to tour priorities and ongoing project sites at the Port of Wilmington. During the tour, Carper, Milhorn and Park viewed the future […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for $17.2 million to repair dunes and beaches at Bethany, South Bethany and Fenwick Island in Delaware. Work is the result of a partnership between the Philadelphia District and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and […]

  • 6 August 2013

    DNREC’s Delaware Coastal Programs announced the awarding of the 2013 Coastal Management Assistance Program grants, with this year’s focus on projects that involve sea level rise and SLR adaptation planning. More than $126,000 was awarded this year through funding made available to the Delaware Coastal Programs by the Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, […]